Elizabeth Taylor’s travel trailer sells for $51,660

LOS ANGELES — A vintage travel trailer, customized as a lavish dressing room for Elizabeth Taylor during the filming of Cleopatra in 1963, has sold at auction for $51,660 after buyer’s premium, WhatSellsBest.com reported today.

According to the auction listing; “Twentieth Century Fox spent a rumored $75,000 in 1960s dollars ($560,000 in today’s dollars) to build a fully customized 36-foot dressing room/trailer for the star. Designed in the theme of the Egyptian/Roman epic, the RV was intended to keep Taylor in the true character of Cleopatra.

The 36-foot Aljo trailer includes full columns mounted on the walls, hand-painted ceilings, and hand-painted murals in the bedroom.

To read the full story at WhatSellsBest.com, click here.

To see the original auction listing and photos of the unit, click here.

Greg Gerber

Greg Gerber

A journalist who has covered the recreation vehicle industry since January 2000, Greg Gerber founded RV Daily Report on April Fool's Day in 2009. He also serves as the editor of the publication and website. As an Eagle Scout, he has enjoyed camping for decades and has visited every state except Hawaii. A DODO -- Dad of Daughters Only -- to three young women, he has two grandchildren as well. He currently splits his time between Wisconsin, Texas and Arizona. Greg can be reached at editor@rvdailyreport.com.

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